Travel agents and tour operators can now book low-cost flights from every major UK airport, following the addition of four new carriers to Multicom’s FindandBook, the travel industry’s first leisure GDS.flexibletrips.com, Thomas Cook’s new dynamic packaging tool for agents, is the first customer to benefit from FindandBook’s UK-wide airport coverage.
Multicom has launched links with EUjet, Hapag Lloyd Express, AerArann and Fly Baboo, meaning the trade can now research and book low-cost flights to a total of almost 350 European destinations.
FindandBook now enables agents, operators and web brands to source flights from 35 low-cost carriers including EasyJet, Ryanair and BMI Baby. The GDS plugs into any website or can be harnessed within agencies and call centres, allowing sales staff to book airlines, hotels and millions of package holidays.
Chris Nourse, Multicom’s general manager said: “The next stage in the independent travel revolution is for the trade to offer departures from as many regional UK airports as possible.
“flexibletrips.com is the first true one place system for agents to create fully-bonded dynamically packaged breaks. The ability to offer consumers the flexibility to choose from low-cost, scheduled and charter airlines, and fly from local airports to European cities, will be key to the site’s success.
“FindandBook is the only system to provide access to millions of charter and scheduled options combined with such a wide choice of low-cost airlines.”